How To Become Clutter Free

“Being patient, forgiving, and methodical set me free.” How I did it: I visualized what I wanted my ideal space to be like.  I started sharing my goal with others.  I gave away or sold things that I found distracting.    Lessons & tips: Take the risk to give / sell the things that take your […]

Pete Ippel Studio Thank You

This thank you goes out to everyone who sent me a message, gave me a thumbs up, shared their energy, drove me to the hospital, smiled, laughed, held me when I cried, cut my skull open, taught my class, wiped my ass, showered me, fed me, stuck needles in me, listened to my story attentively, […]

The Best Sunset I’ve Ever Seen: Video With Lightning

I thought I’d seen some good sunsets…BAH, this one lastnight was the best I’d ever seen. Fog over the mountains, clear over the peaks, nearly black over the Pacific with lightning and thunder. Over the Ventura Rivermouth, there were the most intense pinks, oranges and reds…and on top of all of that, flocks of birds […]

Dia de los Muertos T-shirts Designed by Pete Ippel Are Available At The Museum Of Ventura County

The new shirt is available now at the Museum of Ventura County, there are only 75 in the first printing, so be quick! With this wearable art, I have taken the traditional imagery of the calaca (Mexican skeleton) and given it a contemporary flavor. The interactive garment allows the wearer to take their celebration of […]

Finding Beauty In The Strangest Places

Finding Beauty In The Strangest Places, originally uploaded by hypermodern. Yesterday I was out on my bike taking a little break from the studio and snapped this panorama of some old oil tanks. Pete Ippel – Artist / Athlete – hypermodern.net – Taken at 3:58 PM on August 27, 2010 – uploaded by ShoZu

Another Beautiful Ventura Sunrise Is My Reward For Working Through The Night

Another Beautiful Ventura Sunrise Is My reward For Working Through The Night, originally uploaded by hypermodern. Good morning sunshine, here’s to a lovely day. Pete Ippel – Artist / Athlete – hypermodern.net – Taken at 6:31 AM on August 19, 2010 – uploaded by ShoZu

The Seven Things You Must Know Before Purchasing Contemporary Art

When you learn how to best answer these questions, you are ready to buy some art. Get educated, enjoy life, support artists. What am I looking at? What is my budget? Can I make it myself? Why do I like it? Is it an investment? Can I store it? Will it degrade? Contact Pete Ippel […]